Become a LifeCounts Mobile Launch Partner and Bring Next-Gen Mobile Tech to Your Members

As LifeCounts readies its next generation personal financial management solution, LifeCounts Mobile, they are offering Northwest credit unions the exclusive chance to become launch partners.

Streifel: ‘We Win in Advocacy Only When We Work Together’

The Northwest credit union movement was prominently represented on stage as the America’s Credit Union Conference and World Credit Union Conference kicked off their joint event in Denver Sunday. Susan Streifel, CUNA Board Chair and CEO of Woodstone Credit Union, delivered one of the opening addresses.

Top Directors Contribute Combined 70 Years of Service to Credit Unions

Credit union board accomplishments were celebrated during the recent Northwest Credit Union Association’s Directors Conference. Honors presented included the Distinguished Impact, Director of the Year and Advocate of the Year awards.

CU Mobile Apps Launched to Meet Demands of Mobile Age

Mobile app solution allows members to carry their credit union with them 24/7.

Port of Seattle Federal Credit Union Announces Plans to Merge With Sound Credit Union

Leaders from both credit unions agree that the merger is the best way to serve Port of Seattle members.

Two Northwest Credit Unions Receive National CUNA Awards

Oregon State Credit Union and Mid Oregon Credit Union honored by CUNA for financial education, community service.

CUNA Launches New Tool to Fight Regulatory Burden

Senate Banking Committee requested true stories of how regulations impact credit unions’ ability to serve their members.

Rivermark Brings Next-Gen Technology to Gresham Branch

Video tellers, a technology bar, and an 11-foot digital wall are helping Rivermark Community Credit Union increase efficiency and offer extended hours.

NWCUA Announces Board Reorganization, Celebrates Outgoing Directors

Debie Keesee’s contributions as 2012-2014 board chair are celebrated as Jack Fallis is seated as board chairman. Shirley Cate and Terry Belcoe complete their service. John Zmolek and Jim Lumpkin join the board.

Two NW Credit Unions Win National CUNA OpSS Awards

Oregon Community Credit Union and Red Canoe Credit Union brought two of the six national awards to the Northwest with their innovative approaches to branch design and referrals.

Replace Fee Income — and Improve Service — With the Opposite of Disruptive Technology

As income from cards and interchange fees is “disrupted” away, invest in relationships through frontline employees.

New Director Voted to NWCUF Board

Nordstrom Federal Credit Union President/CEO Shelli Millhuff elected to Foundation board, replacing Gayle Yost, who is stepping down.

The Current Economic Landscape Indicates GROWTH Through Credit Cards

With the credit union movement surpassing the 100-million-member milestone, it’s clear consumers are leveraging lower fees and better rates. Your credit union can help members save even more with a strong credit card program.

For Elfcu, CO-OP Debit Processing Opens the Door to a World of Access for Members

Debit card processing anchors the PFI experience at Elfcu, but the service doesn’t stop there. Elfcu’s relationship with CO-OP enables a world of access, from CO-OP Shared Branching to CO-OP ATMs, mobile deposits, credit processing, a member call center and more.

Gesa Credit Union Offers P2P to Members

In partnership with MAP, Gesa Credit Union has introduced a person-to-person payment system allowing members to send and receive money in a matter of minutes, through their phones or online.

Three Things That Make Your Disaster Recovery Plan Work

The NCUA requires every credit union to have a disaster recovery plan. But a plan is just words on paper unless you take three important steps. Some guidance is offered in our Strategic Link partner article this week, by CUNA Mutual Group.

Two Northwest Mergers Announced

Oregon Community Credit Union and Bi-Mart Federal Credit Union announced plans to merge this week, as did Central Washington University Federal Credit Union and WSECU. Both mergers are scheduled to take effect this summer.

Nationally Recognized Innovator, Seasoned Customer Support Professional Now At Your Service

“How may we help you?” That’s the question two NWCUA employees in new program roles will be asking credit unions, and they will follow up with hands-on help.